Sharon Vosmek, the CEO of a Silicon Valley non-profit that has been working for 15 years to boost access to financing for women tech entrepreneurs, says she sees no encouraging statistics on that score as yet.
What has changed, though, is... Read more »
Tuesday was a big day for tech demos.
While President Barack Obama prepared to play host for the first ever demo day at the White House—which included representatives from the New York Tech Meetup and Techstars—the folks at Dreamit Ventures... Read more »
It’s no secret that the tech industry has diversity problems.
Xconomy has covered the topic extensively, highlighting various allegations of misogyny, sexism, and harassment that occur at startups, as well as folks who are trying to change it for... Read more »
Healthcare technologies company Premier hasn’t been shy about using acquisitions to build a portfolio that can offer more services to hospitals. Now the Charlotte, NC-based company is bolstering its capabilities to measure and improve hospital care with a $400 million deal... Read more »
One of the hottest edtech startups in town has some new cash to play with. And it will probably need every cent, if it wants to realize its vision of transforming K-12 education with data and analytics.
Boston-based Panorama Education has... Read more »
The high cost of cancer treatments is a huge topic of conversation these days. One way to trim those costs is to not give treatments to people who don’t need them.
That sounds like a no-brainer, but it’s a huge problem,... Read more »
There is a bit more culture in equity crowdfunding with New York-based Arthena on the scene.
The online platform is a way for folks with deep enough pockets to invest in art collections.
Original works of Vincent van Gogh obviously will... Read more »
Austin, TX, is known for semiconductors and startups, for breakfast tacos and music festivals. It may also now be a hub for the gamification of business.
Microsoft said Monday it is buying Austin-based Incent Games, a company that sells a fantasy sports-style tool called... Read more »
[Updated 8/3/15 1:25 pm. See below.] The short path to a resolution in the dispute between UC San Diego and the University of Southern California over a nationwide Alzheimer’s research program has taken a sharp detour into the thorny underbrush.... Read more »
Here’s a look at news from around Michigan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem:
—The New York Times reported two years ago that Chinese automakers were quietly building a presence in Michigan. The latest company to set up shop in Michigan is supplier... Read more »